Unformatted text preview: depending on the necessary connexion.” III. Is Hume a sceptic? Discuss either with relation to his treatment of the idea of necessary connection or his treatment of external existence (or both).You might also compare Hume to Descartes (Sixth Meditation), Locke (“no body can, in earnest, be so sceptical as to be uncertain of the existence of those things which he sees and feels”: 4.11.3) and Berkeley ( Principles §§86-9)....
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- Fall '10
- Philosophy, necessary connexion, modern philosophy PHIL